Rocket Science – Made Simple
Created: Wednesday, 03 June 2015 13:39
Published: Wednesday, 03 June 2015 13:39
By Randy K. Logsdon
Sometimes, when stumped by a problem, it pays to take a few moments, step back and refocus on the basics. If that problem is determining an effective injury reduction strategy, the approach to a solution may be shrouded by the complexity of an array of contributing causes – so-called root causes and other analyses.
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Penalties Cut Where Contractor Was Responsible for Housekeeping
Created: Wednesday, 29 April 2015 13:47
Published: Wednesday, 29 April 2015 13:47
By Ellen Smith
ALJ David Barbour upheld eight citations issued against Northshore Mining Co.’s mine in Silver Bay, Minn., and vacated one guarding citation for lack of fair notice. The Secretary and company settled 25 additional violations stemming from multiple inspections that occurred between January 2013 and August 2013 for fines totaling $27,626, down from MSHA’s $79,023 in proposed penalties.
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